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Dunluce Castle – Music of the 17th Century and earlier Medieval Times

Dunluce Castle will be hosting “Music of the 17th century and earlier medieval times.” The afternoon promises music from Scotland, Ireland and the wider world will played on a range of reproduction instruments that you might not have even heard of by our living history characters!   Dunluce Castle In the 13th century, Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster,…

The Lessons of the Titanic

On April the 2nd in 1912; the White Star Line company’s Titanic left Belfast on its maiden voyage to New York City. It would return to Ireland a second time after docking at Southampton, England and Cherbourg, France when it would finally dock at Queenstown (Cobh) before leaving for New York in America. The tale is infamous for the lives…